San Francisco African American Chamber of

Commerce

Our Business is

Advocating for You

and Your Business

 

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OUR VISION

The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce (SFAACC) is one of California's most influential minority business organizations, representing and promoting African American business owners in San Francisco.  Through advocacy and economic development, SFAACC is creating a firm economic base that supports the self-determination and survival of African American businesses. SFAACC is a non-profit 501c3 corporation.

OUR HISTORY

The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce and its successor, the San Francisco Black Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1973 and has been a founding member of numerous other organizations, including the California Black Chamber and the National Black Chamber of Commerce.

WHY A

SFAACC MEMBERSHIP IS GOOD FOR YOU

BENEFITS of SFAACC MEMBERSHIP

 

 

BUSINESS NETWORKING & BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS


Networking is vital to successful business growth.  Your Net Worth is dependent on your Network.  The SFAACC Business Mixers, which feature guest speakers and workshops, are held monthly.  These events give members the opportunity to establish personal as well as professional relationships with others who share mutual goals.  Not only will you meet potential new clients, you’ll promote your products and services and develop lasting relationships.  The SFAACC encourages and promotes networking with other African American Chambers, including the OAACC and the Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce.

BUSINESS REFERRALS


Receive direct business referrals from the SFAACC that will have knowledge of you and your business.  The SFAACC can match you with business people who are seeking your products and/or services.  We provide you company with the opportunity to increase its exposure and gain information to successfully grow your business.  Inquiries directed to the SFAACC for products and services are referred only to member within the organization.


ENTREPRENEUR EDUCATION AND TRAINING


The SFAACC sponsors numerous seminars and educational programs, ranging from access to capital, navigating government rules and policy, and marketing strategies.  Education and training provides our members the opportunity to gain critical business insights, procurement strategies, certification consulting and details on how to write effective business plans.


POLITICAL ADVOCACY


The support you provide the SFAACC translates into legislative and political advocacy for our members and our community.  The SFAACC co-sponsors candidate’s forums, debates and voter registration initiatives to ensure that our issues and concerns are addressed by local and State candidates.  The SFAACC participates in City Hall Advocacy Day and meets with all members of the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor of San Francisco to discuss legislation that impacts African American businesses.

 
 

OUR EXECUTIVE BOARD

FREDERICK JORDAN, P.E.
Chairman of the Board

President, F. E. Jordan Associates, engineering and construction management firm

DR. CAESAR CHURCHWELL
Vice Chairman Emeritus

Former California State Commissioner, residential developer and a parking management operator

DR. MATTHEW AJIAKE
President

President/CEO, Sonika Corporation
Management Consulting,

Construction and
Program Management Firm

Douglas M. Parrish
1st Vice President
Helena Jones-Kim
2nd Vice President
Hyacinth Ahuruonye, CPA
Treasurer

President and CEO, Red Dipper, Inc.  (CSLB #1036788)  a (C-10) Electrical Contractor,  Supplies Distributor and Construction Company  LBE/DBE/SBE

Principle, HJLC Inc., a woman and minority certified owned business which focuses on community investment and redevelopment

President, HCA & Co., based in San Francisco and does business nationally and internationally

Danelle Tucker McGrue
Secretary

Director at Emerge Financial Group - Tax, Accounting and Financial Services

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bivett Brackett, The Brackett Group, specializing in delivering transformational business consulting services to non-profits and small businesses throughout the Bay Area

Brigette LeBlanc, MTA, Membership Chair -  Partner LeBlanc and Associates, LLC, LeBlanc and Associates (LAA) a boutique event consulting firm in San Francisco, with experience in event management, outreach, and tourism; delivers professionalism that cannot be duplicated by combining old fashion values and 21st-century technology that delivers results

James L. McGhee, President, JLM Management Group, management consultant, California State Commissioner, Outreach Consultant for the $4 billion SF Public Utilities Expansion Program

Dr. Toye‘ Moses, President, Global Konnect Company, a Community Public Relations Company.  Consulting services and partnerships with African American business community, companies and governmental agencies.

Linda Fadeke Richardson, President of ADR Continental Group, a full-service, Woman Owned Company specializing in Land Use Planning and Permitting, Project Management, Community Benefits Administration, Communications,  Work-Force Training,  Media, Environmental Education and  Sustainable Development

Myles Stevens, AIA, RILA, President, Stevens + Associates, Architects, an international architect, planner, and landscape architect who has performed award-winning planning and design of major structures throughout California and Internationally

Kimberly Wilson, Economic and Community Development Manager at San Francisco International Airport responsible for facilitating access to economic opportunities for businesses and their potential employees

 

OUR

ADDRESS

1485 Bayshore Boulevard, Suite 427, Box 158

San Francisco, CA 94124

Tel:  415-749-6400

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